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to the 15th during computer science education week. >> the idea is to get a one-hour basic introduction to the field that is sort of behind this veil of mystery, this veil that separates the average person from the mark zuckerburg. >> reporter: to help educators introduce the topic to students, code.org has compiled a range of lessons. mark zuckerburg may not draw them in, but angry birds might. >> each level you progress through the game you're learning a little bit more how computer science works. >> reporter: westboro middle school in south san francisco is one of 10,000 schools across the globe planning to participate. >> gets them really to understand how to go about doing certain tasks and understanding the benefits of technology. >> reporter: hour of code is backed by dozens of tech companies and luminaries like twitter co-founder jack dorsey and bill gates. >> i wrote a program that played ticktacktoe. >> reporter: file sharing service dropbox is donating storage for the event. ceo drew howston hopes students get as hooked on coding as he did. >> my dad showed me how to write my
to educate people for the future. >> tucked in golden gate park is a tranquile place, where lives are snuffed out by aids are remembered forever. and hrufd ones finds a place to grieve. this is a national aids memorial, a fitting place to gath or world aids day. >> brought together different communities that work together, share their experiences and share their collective grieve and magnify their own sense of hope together. inside, photos taken by aids line the perimeter. the hurt the disease caused. too raw for some to relive. but, leaders say we must remember. aids is not just our past it is still plaguing communities in this country. >> i often say aids in america today is a black disease, black americans represent 10-12% of the u.s. population and represent nearly 50% of the estimated 1.1 million americans living with hiv. >> he says lack of affordable health care is a big obstacle to fighting hiv but education is another. that is why this student, laura potter, hopes to teach a new generation about hiv. >> i honestly think it has to come town with stigma and doctors need to think about
. >> pelley: nelson mandela once said education is the most powerful weapon you can use to change the world. jim axelrod found that message changed the hearts of some american students. >> reporter: when nelson mandela visited madison park high school in roxbury, massachusetts, in 1990 the crowd went wild. eager to hear his words of wisdom. >> the youth of today are the leaders of tomorrow. >> reporter: a 16-year-old sophomore in the gymnasium that day. >> the youth of today are the leaders of tomorrow. and at the time that was one of the things that really stuck to my head. so this day i try to instill the same concept in my students. >> reporter: mandela's speech was a turning point in dipina's young life. he decided he too wanted to lead from the classroom as a teacher. >> okay. the word freedom, but freedom is not free. >> reporter: now he's a history teacher at brighton high school in boston, hoping to a model in a school where more than one in ten students drop out. born to poor immigrant parents in the west african nation of cape verde, dipina knows well the barriers to a child's suc
to continue his education at florida state. >>> and in the nfl, two teams moving in different directions meet on thursday night. jacksonville, winners in three of their last four games, hosting houston, losers of ten straight. the jaguars used some trickery. ace sanders catching a lateral pass and throws it to jordan todman for a third quarter touchdown. the jags win, 27-20. >>> finally, nelson mandela once said sport has the power to change the world. as a young man, the human rights leader was an accomplished amateur boxer. a year after his historic election as south africa's first president was credited with bringing his nation together at the world cup final which south africa won. he got to host the2010 world cup. the first time that tournament was ever held in africa. and he was known for inspiring athletes across generations. boxing legend muhammad ali had this to say about mandela. he was a man whose heart, soul, and spirit could not be contained or restrained by racial and economic injustices, metal bars, or the burden of hate and revenge. >>> coming up after your local news on "cbs
an economy are blooming for people with access to greater education, more experience in high-tech industry, and not necessarily people who are in our neighborhoods. >> reporter: gabriel metcalf of the san francisco planning and research association understands the apprehension. >> people are really afraid especially renters like me if you lose your apartment, you have to move out of the city most likely. >> reporter: speaking of moving, a just released mayoral task force report estimates the city will need to spend $10 billion on roadways and transportation just to keep pace with the growth. >> we are going to be in for a world of hurt if we don't start aggressively investing in transit. >> reporter: are we looking at gridlock? >> yes. i'm already seeing it. >> on muni now, it has $2.2 billion in unfunded deferred maintenance. >> reporter: the building goes on and on and on with the next big project being the planned warriors arena on the waterfront which is enjoying a growing support despite critic charges that it's too big and will be a traffic nightmare. according to a new kpix 5/surv
's never too late to find a home. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, contest today... a campaigno educate about the effects of cyberbullying. llibelle >>> san francisco's district attorney named an annual winner of the bye bye bulling campaign. the campaign to educate the effects of cyber bulling. this was the winning entry. the 9th grader talking about her own experience with bullying and how she is taking a stand against it. this video is one of 40 submission from san francisco's middle school and high school students. >>> every year thousands of immigrants are sworn in as american citizens, but today san francisco had a highly unusual ceremony. john ramos telling us, it's never too late to find a home. >> reporter: when shok hang chang rolled into the swearing in room, it was the shortest journey for her life, but it was a first for the citizenship office. >> they said we have a 100-year- old applicant. it's once in a bluesmen. >> reporter: october 5, 1913, born in china, but the 21, she moved to hong kong, and she was married. her husband died in 1979, and in 1993 at the age of 80, she moved to canada
and children as we do, they want a roof over their head, feed and educate them. >> reporter: three years ago it was her family trip to south america that inspired stacey to do something. >> the poverty that i saw in peru in contrast with the beauty of the people and how colorful it was and all of the artistic talent there, i came back struggling with what can i do to help? >> reporter: she got to work raising money and started a nonprofit called "shopping for a change." >> so i developed a web-based platform where we sell the artisans' products. they are paid right up front. it's all fair trade. once we get everything in, i have to price it and tag it and organize it. >> reporter: her garage studio is now a stockroom. when you buy something on stacey's website, the money does three things. it pays the artist. it supports the community project where they live. and it contributes to a u.s. nonprofit that you select when you check out. >> it's great to want to help these people in these underdeveloped countries but we also need help here at home and i didn't want to ignore that. >> reporter: wh
already in place. >> we do take a very pro-active position on how do we educate our kids to really get along with other kids. >> reporter: they are also hiring a full-time compliance officer to make sure the antiviolence, anti-bullying efforts are carried out properly. they point to a 25% reduction in suspensions, districtwide, in the past few years. 185 students were suspended last year for bullying, the majority in middle school. while making gains, it's understood bullying will not be eliminated. >> can't fix it. it will be like those people who just keep it under the curtain. they don't talk about it. >> reporter: which is why district officials actually like cell phone videos. it makes it much more difficult to hide the ugliness that exists. in hercules, ann notarangelo, kpix 5. >> now, the district attorney's office says it does have this case but since it involves juveniles it will not comment on whether charges will be filed. >>> authorities are zeroing in on a suspect who stole a woman's belongings and cat and threw them into the san francisco bay. the cats died before they co
so intertwined with its students' top rankings, the education ministry has so far been silent on when its no-home work rule may be applied across the country. seth doane, cbs news, beijing. >> pelley: well, america's well ahead of china in space and today just after sundown a space rocket lifted off from cape canaveral in florida and delivered a communications satellite into orbit. it's a first for spacex. it's a private company that is already sending cargo to the international space station. in the future, spacex also hopes to send astronauts aloft. is this the future of drag racing? what happened to the roar of the engines? that's coming next. engines? that's coming next. [ male announcer ] here's a question for you. if every u.s. home replaced one light bulb with a compact fluorescent bulb, the energy saved could light how many homes? 1 million? 2 million? 3 million? the answer is... 3 million homes. by 2030, investments in energy efficiency could help americans save $300 billion each year. take the energy quiz. energy lives here. there's a lot i had to do... ... watch my diet. st
fairly sophisticated robots. >> education-wise, these toys are great for learning to program, learning mechanics. >> reporter: at $350, it is pricy. but a screaming solo on a guitar made of legos is priceless. know a traveler tired of pecking at a tiny keyboard on his smartphone? the $100 virtual keyboard connects via bluetooth and projects a laser on any flat service. a stripped down cell phone of sorts in wristwatch form. it lets parents track their kids' location with the accompanying app. kids can use it to make and receive calls but only from specific numbers in their contacts list. for the tech fanatics the $80 controller offers a new way to interact with your computer. forego your mouse and keyboard and use your fingers to play puppeteer or get a science lesson. >> from a learning standpoint this is what gives you incredible detail and control and then uses your hand when it's appropriate or the keyboard when it's appropriate so you get that augmented experience. >> reporter: cooks will appreciate click n grow. these $80 smart planters take out the guesswork out of when to water
. >> this is computer science education week and it doesn't take a fancy computer to learn. there's tutorials that can be done online. >>> well some of americas most talented people were honored last night. >> singers with the body of work spanning decades were awarded in front of the president and the first lady. well that performance was in honor of carlos santana. could listen to that all day, he along with billy joel were recognized at the kennedy center honors event in washington d.c. president obama saluted the honorees. the show will air on the 29th on kpix5. >>> 4:56 right now. four u.s. presidents are headed to south africa to celebrate the life of fell san monday dell a. we'll have more on the special ceremonies planned for this week coming up. >>> just up, i'm bundled three layers down. >> people all over the bay area are shivering this morning, there's a freeze warning in effect through the day. >>> storms came out of know where. it just hit us. honestly. >> it hit us and then i'm slipping and sliding. >> commuters across the country are up against the elements this morning. snow and ice a
on how do we educate our kids to really get along with other kids. >> reporter: they are also hiring a full-time compliance officer to make sure the efforts are carried out properly. they point to a 25% reduction in suspensions districtwide in the past few years. 185 students were suspended last year for bullying. the majority in middle school. but while making gains, it's understood bullying cannot be eliminated. >> i don't think you really can fix bullying because it's still going to be like those people who just keep it under the curtain. they don't talk about it. >> reporter: which is why district officials actually like cell phone videos. it makes it much more difficult to hide the ugliness of that exists. in hercules, ann notarangelo, kpix 5. >> the d.a.'s office says it does have this case but since it involves juveniles, it won't comment on whether charges will or will not be filed. >>> other bay area headlines, a man hit and killed by two cars in san mateo has been identified as 58-year-old scott van dyke. police say van dyke was not in a crosswalk when he was hit this morni
she is not the last. consider the gift of education this christmas season and help more kids like shanita get through college. go to our web page to kpix.com/sra, students rising above to get to the get involved section and find out how. >> wendy, that story is a gift to anyone watching that right now and i hope the kids gathered around to watch it and mine did, too. >> she is extraordinary. she is a hero. >> she is. >> we all need to count our blessings. >> yes, we do. >> let's do some more followups on her. i'd love to see how the siblings do, right? they will be on a good track. thank you we'll be right back. ,, if adding the yankees best player to the american leag west will move the interest needle...with staggering, v game-like numbers on his >>> baseball up top adding the yankees best player to the american league west. staggering videogame numbers on his contract. robinson cano is a seattle mariner. hold on. third largest deal in baseball history. 10 years, 240 million. it becomes official pending a monday physical. and his name written on the dotted line of the contract.
to educate them. >> three years ago her trip to south america inspired stacy to do something. >> the poverty i saw in peru in contrast with the beauty of the people and how colorful it was and all the artistic talent there, i came back struggling with what can i do to help? >> she got to work raising money and started a nonprofit called shopping for a change. >> so i developed web based platform where we sell the artisans' products. they are paid right up front. it's all fair trade. once we get everything in, i have to price it and tag it. >> reporter: her garage studio is now a stock room. when you buy something on the website the money does three things. pays the artist, supports a community project where they live, and contributes to a u.s. nonprofit you select when you check out. >> it's great to want to help the people in these under developed countries but we also need help at home. i didn't want to ignore that. >> reporter: while we aren't talking about huge sums of money yet, a little goes a long way. >> when you empower a woman in the community it tends to trickle down everywhere. >
changes. >> this city and the economy seem to be blooming for people who have access to greater education and more experience in high-tech industry and but not necessarily people who are in our neighborhoods. >> with high-rises leading to higher rents there will be a demand for affordable housing for people who feel their being squeezed out. >>> time now 6:41. the 9ers only have two more scheduled games at candlestick. wait until you hear what it will cost to say good-bye. >> how about the market opened up about 10 minutes ago on this thursday? take a quick peek at the early numbers on wall street. everything is down. we'll have more with kcbs radio's financial reporter jason brooks. coming up. [s[man] no one told her,right?a. [son]hi! [mom screams] cold when an apartment buil caught fire in san leandro. at >>> we're following some breaking news now. dozens of children were left out in the freezing cold when an apartment building caught fire in san leandro. this is a live look at chateau bleu apartments on bancroft. it started at 4:30 this morning. about 50 people including the children e
months ago a friend suggested he see a professor of reading education here at oklahoma northeastern state university. >> he told me i was wasting my time. and i said, we'll just sit and chat a couple of times a week is that okay? >> toby says eventually their weekly talks gave way to flashcards. >> everything started clicking. he got pretty good at the sight words. but the real break through came in february when at the age of 89, ed grey read this book about george washington. >> it gave me goose bumps it still does. it still does. he read three more that week. though they were all just third grade level biographies each one had the same dramatic ending. >> did you ever think you'd read that? >> this has changed my whole life. i'm not the same guy i was when i started with toby i'm a different man now. >> today, ed is at a 6th grade level now can enjoy benefits literacy provides. most notably -- karaoke. ♪ we asked him to sing for us on this night but he does it all the time on his own. reading really has given him tremendous confidence which he hopes will inspire others. >> get in the
made up of older professionals, working married couples, and educated singles usually make at least six figures a year during other periods which is in the top 20% of earners. frank and michelle? >> okay, wendy. well the world will have a new biggest airline today, right? >> it's going to be in the u.s.. american airlines will merge with u.s. airways when their deal goes through later today. the government had tried to block the merger. the deal will lift american airlines out of bankruptcy protection. >> okay, wendy, live in new york, thank you. >>> well morning commuters are facing an icy ride across the mid atlantic this morning. more on the impact of the blast of winter weather. >>> researchers have found an easy way to kill bed bugs. how to deal with the blood sucking pests. ,,,,,,,,,, avo: the volkswagen "sign then drive" sales event is back. which means it's never been easier to get a new 2014 jetta. it gets an impressive 34 highway mpg and comes with no charge scheduled maintenance. and right now you can drive one home for practically just your signature. sign. then drive. get z
work, over 400 people are promoted every day. healthcare starting under $40 a month. i got education benefits. i work at walmart. i'm a pharmacist. sales associate. i manage produce. i work in logistics. there's more to walmart than you think. vo: opportunity. that's the real walmart. >> pelley: at the end of the long thanksgiving weekend, one thought occurs-- "why did i eat so much?" not just thursday's feast, but the sandwiches, the leftovers, and the football snacks that followed. two years ago, morley safer offered the comforting thought that it may not be all your fault. that's when he introduced "the flavorists," experts from givaudan-- the largest flavoring company in the world-- whose job it is to lead us into temptation, and then keep us there. >> you know, a burst in the beginning. and maybe a... a finish that doesn't linger too much so that you want more of it. >> safer: aha. so i see it's got to be a quick fix and then... >> have more. >> safer: but that suggests something else, which is called addiction. >> exactly. >> safer: you're trying to create an addictive taste?
.t. in businesses in health care and in education, real need for innovation in software and data centers and being able to make use of all this information. and have it create better outcomes for patients, for students, to solve all the challenges that are out there. so we have been building really change the company quite dramatically in the last five years. in building a whole new set of capabilities and we'll invest in those further as a private company, without an obsession on short-term results. [ female announcer ] for those who love sweets your season is here. let's just call it the baking time of year. you need special ingredients. you need the staples for homemade. you need safeway sugar for just a buck eighty-eight. and that magic thing that makes everyone want another only two ninety-nine for challenge butter. and when hands get messy quite surely they'll say yum! wow! yay! what a sweeter holiday. safeway. ingredients for life. ♪ ♪ >>> 'tis the season to bust a few moves, after lighting the national christmas tree. president obama joins some perf
certainly is are -- in the broader use of i.t. and businesses and health care and education, real need for innovation and software and data centers and being able to make use of all this information and have it create better outcomes for patients for students to solve all the challenges that are out there. and so we have been building really changed the company quite dramatic will i in the last five years and building a whole new set of capabilities, and we'll invest in those further as a private company without an on session, short-term results with focus on the long term. >> i want to go back to charlie's point about the bruising battle for a second. it did get a little nasty with carl icahn. i wonder how you feel about him. next time are you going to invite him out to lunch, say i like your shoes, or this is how it goes. >> i don't think i'll be -- >> or like your tie. you know what i mean. >> let's go to dinner. >> come over to my house for christmas. >> you know what i mean. it got a little heated between the two of you. >> you know, this is the largest c
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